§ Mr. Meadowcroft
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) why he does not collect information on information and statistics known to be collected by regional health authorities;
(2) whether he will list in the Official Report the statistics and information he requires regional health authorities to collect but which are not made available centrally.
§ Mr. John Patten
[pursuant to his reply, 6 February 1985, c. 610–11]: We see no purpose in collecting information about information we do not expect to use.